[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 25, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 3635]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-1503]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Parts 0, 1, 20, 36, 51, 54, 61, 64 and 69

[WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 07-135, 05-337, 03-109; GN Docket No. 09-51; CC 
Docket Nos. 01-92 and 96-45; WT Docket No. 10-208; Report No. 2945]


Connect America Fund; A National Broadband Plan for Our Future; 
Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers; 
High-Cost Universal Service Support et al.

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Final rule; petition for reconsideration.

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SUMMARY: In this document, Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) 
have been filed in the Commission's Rulemaking proceeding concerning 
rules that comprehensively reform and modernize the universal service 
and intercarrier compensation systems to ensure that robust, affordable 
voice and broadband service, both fixed and mobile, are available to 
Americans throughout the nation.

DATES: Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed by February 9, 2012. 
Replies to an opposition must be filed February 21, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bender, Wireline Competition 
Bureau, (202) 418-1469, Victoria Goldberg, Wireline Competition Bureau, 
(202) 418-7353, and Margaret Wiener, Wireless Telecommunications 
Bureau, (202) 418-2176 or TTY: (202) 418-0484

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of Commission's document, 
Report No. 2945, released January 12, 2012. The full text of this 
document is available for viewing and copying in Room CY-B402, 445 12th 
Street SW., Washington, DC or may be purchased from the Commission's 
copy contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (BCPI) (1-(800) 378-
3160). The Commission will not send a copy of this Notice pursuant to 
the Congressional Review Act, 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A), because this 
Notice does not have an impact on any rules of particular 
applicability.
    Subject: Connect America Fund: A National Broadband Plan for Our 
Future; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange 
Carriers; High-Cost Universal Service Support et al., published at 76 
FR 73830, November 29, 2011 in WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 07-135, 05-337, 
03-109; GN Docket No. 09-51; CC Docket Nos. 01-92, 96-45; WT Docket No. 
10-208; FCC 11-161, and published pursuant to 47 CFR 1.429(e). See 
1.4(b)(1) of the Commission's rules (47 CFR 1.4(b)(1)).
    Number of Petitions Filed: 24.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-1503 Filed 1-24-12; 8:45 am]
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